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IBEX announces ‘Rock the Yacht’ concert

IBEX, The International Boatbuilders' Exhibition & Conference, has teamed up with the Kentucky Exposition Center to bring IBEX participants a special concert to celebrate the 25th IBEX Show. The "Rock the Yacht" concert line up will consist of popular rock bands from the 80s, including Little River Band, Ambrosia, Player, Stephen Bishop and Robbie Dupree playing nothing but the hits ...

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IBEX announces conference schedule, Johnny Bench as keynote speaker

Registration for the 25th International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) is now open at www.ibexshow.com, the marine industry's largest technical trade event. All marine industry professionals can make plans now to attend the exhibition and take part in the world-renowned training and technical education conference, September 15-17, 2015 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. "Our education conference will ...

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IBEX expands exhibit space for 25th show

BROOKLIN, ME – The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), has announced that they have added additional exhibit space to meet current demand. IBEX is an annual technical trade event for boatbuilding, design and maintenance taking place September 15-17, 2015 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. Pre-conference sessions will be held on Monday, September 14. The event will ...

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IBEX 2015 presents ‘Future Materials’ a new hands-on exhibit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - One of the new feature areas being planned for The 25th International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) will focus on "Future Materials", a new hands-on exhibit at the center of the Composites Pavilion. Curated by editors from Professional BoatBuilder and CompositesWorld magazines, this collection of new materials, processes, and technologies will be gathered from a wide variety ...

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IBEX 2015 releases more details on schedule, events

The 25th International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) celebrates over two decades of marine innovation, technology, and excellence. IBEX, the largest trade event for boat building, design and maintenance, will offer valuable networking events as well as educational opportunities. This industry event will convene at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., from Tuesday, Sept. 15 through Thursday, Sept. 17, ...

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IBEX named among Fastest 50 growing trade shows

BROOKLIN, Maine --  Trade Show Executive Magazine has named IBEX, The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference to the Fastest 50 Class of 2014. IBEX received recognition in two categories: growth in the number of exhibitors and growth in attendance. Plans are fully underway for the growth to continue for the 2015 event, taking place at the Louisville Convention Center in ...

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Marine Marketers of America announces 2014 Neptune Award winners

MIAMI – Marine Marketers of America (MMA) today announced the winners of its seventh-annual 2014 Neptune Awards for Marketing Excellence during the Miami International Boat Show Industry Breakfast. “There were 122 entries in 14 categories, our largest field ever,” said Wanda Kenton Smith, president of MMA. “There was great diversity – entries came from companies large and small, sail and ...

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IBEX returning to Louisville in September for 25th anniversary event

BROOKLIN, Maine - Marine industry vendors have already committed to nearly 90% of exhibit space on the show floor of the 25th International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) taking place at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY from Tuesday, September 15 - Thursday, September 17, 2015. Celebrating over two decades of marine innovation, technology, and excellence IBEX, the largest trade event ...

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Elaine Lembo joins IBEX as new seminar manager

BROOKLIN, Maine -- The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) is pleased to announce the addition of Elaine Lembo as the new IBEX Seminar Manager for the 2015 event, which is scheduled for September 15-17 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. Elaine was previously with Cruising World magazine, where she worked for 16 years in the editorial department, ...

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Trade (show) secrets

The show floor at IBEX

If growing market share is a top priority for your marine business, exhibiting at one of the fall’s major trade shows may be your best path to success. “In the past few years, we’ve kept our participation rate at the key shows as high if not higher than in previous years because they’re so valuable to us,” says Bob Apple, ...

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